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Living Greener Tip of the Week

“Washing clothes in cold water saves energy and colors. Using the smallest amount of soap or detergent will save money and natural resources. The planet and your clothes will thank you!”

Simple Acts Lead to Real Changes

At ConservingNow, we believe simple actions can have a huge impact. Sometimes life gets in the way of making the right choices in our daily lives. But if everyone focused on the simple actions, the ones that we can do without a great deal of effort, it is these simple actions that collectively can make a huge difference for the planet and its future generations.

Stop Junk Mail

There are services that your can register for that will stop unwanted junk mail or catalogs.

Snip Six-Pack Rings

They are deadly to ocean life. For an even better choice – buy soda in bulk without six-pack rings.

Lower the Temperature

of your hot water heater to 120 degrees fahrenheit.

Use Latex-Based Paints

instead of oil-based ones & properly dispose of used paint. Improper disposal often ends up in creeks, streams, rivers and bays.

Tips to Reduce Plastic Bag Consumption

  1. Educate yourself on the impact plastic bags have on our world
    One of the first steps to finding a solution is understanding the problem. Plastic bag use is a huge problem worldwide that is causing real problems right now. Learn some facts about plastic bag consumption on our Plastic Bag Consumption Facts page and find out the real world impacts plastic bags have on all of us with some Plastic Bag Environmental Impact Facts.
  2. Start using your own reusable bags.
    They are stylish and earth friendly! If you don’t have one or you need more, check out our store for bags that match your lifestyle and daily needs.
  3. Have plastic bags at home? Reuse or recycle them!
    You can use them as garbage bag liners, take them to your local park or dog park and donate them, return them to your grocery store for recycling, and be creative and think of new ways – be sure to share your new tips in our Community Change blog.
  4. Find and shop at stores that offer a cash credit for bringing your own bags.
    With new plastic bag bans getting passed everyday, more and more stores are offering cash credits for bringing your own bag. Be sure to ask next time you’re checking out if your reusable bags can get you a discount.

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Resources

Below you will find some other resources that we at ConservingNow love! We are committed to providing you with any great resources we come across. Visit the sites below to learn more about the organizations.

Californians Against Waste
Californians Against Waste is another great site.  It is filled with all of the latest information on the state of plastic bags throughout California.  In addition to being an information site, CAW often lists local and grassroots events for clean up days and the like, all around California.  Its a must read if you live in the state.

Change.org
Simple actions can have big rewards.  Are you looking to influence your local community or legislators?  Change.org allows users to draft petitions and collect signatures.  Let your know community know that you are serious about creating change – one signature at a time.

Plastic Bag Ban Report
The Plastic Bag Ban Report is a wonderful site, filled with the most current information on plastic bag measures across the world.  Ted, the publisher, has been a great supporter of ConservingNow.com, and we often use his site as a reference to new ConservingNow.com partners that are looking for information on how to create change in their area.

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